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Posted on: October 17, 2016

City of Highland Park Hosts Business Summit

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Keynote speaker Howard Tullman, presents “If You’re Not In A Hurry, You’re Probably Too Late”

The City of Highland Park will host the 4th Annual Business Summit on Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at the Highland Park Country Club (1201 Park Avenue West, Highland Park) from 2:30 PM until 3:45 PM. The event is designed to bring business and community leaders together to facilitate economic growth within Highland Park and beyond. The Summit welcomes back keynote speaker, Howard Tullman, City officials will provide an update on the City’s business development initiatives and attendees will have an opportunity to network with colleagues, elected officials and like-minded professionals.
Howard Tullman is the CEO of 1871 in Chicago, a nonprofit dedicated to early-stage digital start-ups, and General Managing Partner of G2T3V, LLC, an investment firm committed to early stage innovations. Mr. Tullman will present “If You’re Not In A Hurry, You’re Probably Too Late”. This presentation with post question and answer session is a rapid-fire review of technology and social trends that are radically changing the ground rules and the ways in which every business will reach and engage customers.
“It is our goal to create an environment where businesses can thrive, create jobs and boost the economy. Each year we are delighted to welcome business professionals and area officials to the Annual Business Summit to share proven strategies, discover new approaches and collaborate to increase business opportunity in Highland Park” stated Mayor Nancy Rotering.
Mayor Nancy Rotering, Councilman Alyssa Knobel and City Manager Ghida Neukirch will present the City’s comprehensive Business Development Strategic Plan. Following the program, attendees will have an opportunity to network.
The 2016 City of Highland Park Annual Business Summit is sponsored by Ravinia Festival, First Bank of Highland Park, North Shore Gas, Fifth Third Bank, NorthShore University Heath System, Lakeshore Recycling Systems, Synergy Marketing Solutions, Dunkin Donuts, Renaissance Place, Amber Insurance Services and Lake County Partners.

The event is free with registration. To register, call 847.926.1046 or email mrosen@cityhpil.com. Please reserve your space by Wednesday, October 19. More information is available at www.cityhpil.com/BusinessSummit.

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